Usha

Recipe courtesy Dave Whitton at Villains Tavern
Show: Summer's Hot Cocktails Episode: Summer's Hot Cocktails
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Photo: Usha

TOTAL TIME: 15 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 5 min
 
YIELD: 1 serving
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 2 ounces Plymouth gin
  • 3/4 ounce cranberry juice
  • 3/4 ounce Brown Sugar Syrup, recipe follows
  • 3/4 ounce earthy cabernet wine
BROWN SUGAR SYRUP:
  • 1 cup brown sugar
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    Directions

    Combine the gin, cranberry juice, Brown Sugar Syrup, wine, lime juice and bitters in a metal cocktail shaker and top with ice. Shake vigorously, and then strain into a chilled coupe glass. Over the coupe glass, spritz the peel in front of a lit match to flame. Slide the flamed peel into the drink to garnish.

    This recipe was provided by restaurant professionals and may have been scaled down from a bulk recipe provided by a restaurant. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe, in the proportions indicated, and therefore, we cannot make any representation as to the results.
    In small skillet, bring the sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil. Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature before bottling for later use.
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